More than one million people were killed at Auschwitz. Women, children, men, robbed out of their future as victims to the Nazi Regime.
Each and every one of the victims of Auschwitz have their own stories how they got to the most vicious and deadly Nazi camp. Few of them survived. Explaining what happened at Auschwitz is not an easy task. Not many can understand what happened there. Even fewer why it happened.
The “One day in Auschwitz” documentary follows the story of Kitty Hart-Moxon, an 89 year-old woman who has come back to the place that haunted her for years. Kitty arrived in Auschwitz in April 1943, as a 17 year old girl with her mother.
Seventy years later, she travels back to Auschwitz, to help and try to answer the questions of the new generation. She recounts the friendship, human strength and the resilience she needed to survive the horrible place that took away so many lives.
Auschwitz was designed as a “factory of death”, specifically for Hitler to be able to punish all those who he though unworthy. His desire for gentile population and world domination brought so much horror, pain and suffering.
Thanks to people like Kitty, the new generation can try and grasp the horrors that happened. Hopefully, their knowledge will save humanity from another World War.
Jeremy Scahill is one of the best reporters in the United States. He is the founding editor of The Intercept, an online news publication, and author of some of the best US mi...